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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 15 km NNW of Datca, Turkey

Earthquake location 36.8602S, 27.5913WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Datca in Turkey on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ytg. Unique identifier: us20009ytg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.43 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 05:04:00 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:04 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:04:00 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.43 km, 27.5913° East, 36.8602° North.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çine, Archángelos, Afántou (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km NNW of Datca, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.5913° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8602° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km NNW of Datca, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-21 05:04:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-21 05:23:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.773 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009ytg Id of event.
Event Code 20009ytg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ytg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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